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These are haiku.  I understand that haiku go untitled.  Maybe the series itself could be considered “The Modern Theban Riddle.”

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[haiku on old]

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I rock without a

chair and dream of golden age

when I’m nearing done

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[haiku on youth]

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I am new to Earth

and of my own volition

prizes on the way

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[haiku on middle age]

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they are on either

side, and I don’t know my own

inside anymore

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c l couch

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photo by zoe lin on Unsplash

Wellington, New Zealand

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